Exclusive Breastmilk Feeding In a Challenging Situation

A Story of True Grit Salma, 33-year-old mother of two boys aged 6 and 8 years old, has had chronic kidney disease for the last two years. She was prescribed steroids and immunosuppressant therapy; she stopped on her own after some symptomatic improvement after she took them for only six...

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Healthy Newborn Network Launches #HNNTools Series

The Healthy Newborn Network is happy to announce the launch of the #HNNTools series to promote evidence-based implementation tools from our community that can help to advance maternal and newborn health worldwide. This series will highlight tools from partners that reflect the best information, practices, and guidance that can help...

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Kangaroo Mother Care – Saving Lives of Premature Newborns

A blog by USAID’s MaMoni Maternal and Newborn Care Strengthening Project (MaMoni MNCSP) in Bangladesh.  “I was a little shocked and scared to see my baby so small and fragile. I did not think it would survive,” said Rina Khatun, mother of a newborn weighing only 1,400 grams at birth. The...

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